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Speights Ale House

38 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-214 5333
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“roast pork” (5 reviews)
“spare ribs” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Soups, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
38 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Turned up on a chilly night with a table in front of the fire available. Half a loaf was enough to share as a starter and perfectly soft with great garlic butter. I opted for the lamb shank with veggies and an amazing huge pot...More

Thank Lee_A_B_1976
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely not a place I will be returning over an hours wait for entrees and over cooked steak topped off by a super loud poor quality band starting up so conversation was impossible just as our over cooked mains was served diner beware here

Thank The_Real_Burt_Munroe
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Cosy fire to warm you up added to the nice decor. The seafood chowder was awesome and the staff were attentive and friendly. Clean premises with bar. The only downside for me was the dated 80's music. But otherwise a great venue. We went back...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Most delicious pork belly = just the right portion size. Speights Mid-Ale a perfect match. Creme Brulee great to finish with. Staff friendly and welcoming. Thanks guys

Thank kgadshead
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

What else is there to say. It's a speights bar so of course the beer will be good. The food is always good and the staff are usually very friendly.

Thank rosswilson2015
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Was welcomed through the door by the very friendly lady behind the bar and given a very extensive menu but when in the South Island I make the most of the Blue Cod and this was one of the best fish meals I had down...More

Thank Herbies1
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed another good meal but the service was slow. The restaurant had another 2 small tables and it wasnt busy at all. Had to keep asking for drinks and at one stage we gave up waiting and went to the bar ourselves and we...More

2  Thank xbirdx
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I love the surf and turf. I always look at the menu and end up ordering the same thing! Usually good and quick service.

Thank blossominvecargill
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Great menu, lots of nice choices, good sized portions and they deliver to the motels and charge to motel bill! Brilliant service so nice to be able to get good food delivered. Thank you!

1  Thank Cara S
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Nice service, bar staff were friendly. Didn't order any food but the couple next to me seemed pretty pleased. Beer was good, which was a given. Enjoyed the atmosphere and good location.

Thank Billie G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-214 5333
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The Southern most Speight's Ale House in New Zealand. Offering only the freshest local produce along with the best tap beer selection in Invercargill.Come and experience Southlands friendly hospitality with food and wine to match everyones tastes.
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